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Al Watan, Alam Al-Youm suspended for two weeks – Newspapers closed for breaking media blackout

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Information announced yesterday that a judicial order was issued to close the Al-Watan and Alam Al-Youm newspapers for two weeks for violating a ban on news…

MP slams Kuwait’s clean fuel project – Only 500 job opportunities

KUWAIT: The clean fuel project signed in Kuwait recently is far from being a national priority and contains flaws when it comes to its returns that Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair…

Ministry denies rumors of AIDS patient release

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry refuted news reports suggesting that an AIDS patient was allowed to remain in Kuwait against protocols that call for deporting expatriates if tests reveal that they…

Philippines, India embassies accused of stalling deportees release

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti lawmaker accused two Asian embassies of failure to cooperate with local authorities in order to end deportation procedures for their nationals locked up at the deportation detention.…

No plans yet to cut subsidized food

KUWAIT: Kuwait has no plans to reduce the amount of food items that Kuwaitis are entitled to buy at subsidized prices every month, a local daily reported yesterday. Recent debates…

Drivers, reps lose license when visa canceled

KUWAIT: Driving licenses given as exceptions to drivers and company representatives will be canceled if the holder’s visa is canceled or they change jobs, a local daily reported recently. Foreigners…

Sea mammals’ cause of death remains unknown

KUWAIT: The reason behind the death of at least 17 sea mammals found along Kuwait’s coastline nearly two months ago is likely to remain a mystery. That is because samples…

Outfit of woman ‘too inappropriate’ for mall

KUWAIT: A woman was not allowed into a local mall recently after she was told that her outfit was too inappropriate. According to a news report, mall security headed to…

2.3 million captagon pills busted

Kuwait: Customs officials at the Shuwaikh Port busted a major drug shipment worth millions of dinars before it could be smuggled into the country on Saturday. The drugs were hidden…

No subsidized fuel for expats in four months? – Removal of electricity subsidies may follow

KUWAIT: Fuel prices in Kuwait are poised to increase by 25 to 30 percent in four months’ time, according to a study to remove subsidies on petrol, which seems to…

Al-Anbaa newspaper celebrates 38th anniversary – Journalists’ contribution to development has been great: Sheikh Al-Humoud

Minister of Information and Minster of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud said that journalists were unknown soldiers in every society and contribute to achieving development and prosperity. Speaking…

Gulf Arab states strike new deal to heal rifts – Crisis ‘between brothers’ finally over?

RIYADH: The Western-allied Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council said the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging…

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